Origin of marsh
Definition for marsh (2 of 2)
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Following a conversation with Marsh, the two met at a pub in London.Eddie Redmayne’s Time Has Come: On His Heartrending Turn as Stephen Hawking and Benedict Bromance|Marlow Stern|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The landscape looks something like the marsh behind the Toys ‘R’ Us where Tony Soprano might bury a body in Jersey.
The actual field, where Richard was unhorsed and slain in a medieval marsh, is more than a mile away to the southwest.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since 1977, Star Wars has been an essential touchstone for both Povenmire and Marsh.
“There are a lot of diehard fans who I think are genuinely worried about Disney doing Star Wars,” admits Marsh.
He is credited with a great sanitary feat in the draining of a marsh, and his knowledge of medicine was held to be supernatural.A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
This island, on the sea side, is a meadow or marsh intersected by several kills or creeks.Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680|Jasper Danckaerts
Does a marsh receive the price of its reeds, or fields the price of their vegetation?Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
On the single isle of Makatea, where the lagoon is now a marsh, the disease has made a home.In the South Seas|Robert Louis Stevenson
He crossed the marsh and then the ridge of low hills to the northward, finally coming out upon a large lake.Ungava Bob|Dillon Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for marsh (1 of 2)
Word Origin for marsh
British Dictionary definitions for marsh (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for marsh
Old English mersc, merisc "marsh, swamp," from West Germanic *marisko (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon marsk "marsh," Middle Dutch mersch, Dutch mars, German Marsch, Danish marsk), probably from Proto-Germanic *mari- "sea" (see mere (n.)).